• Piqua Chatauqua presents Dr. Paul Vickery as Woodrow Wilson in the Hance Pavilion in Fountain Park, 1300 Forest Ave., Piqua, at 6p.m. Free.
• The Air Force Museum Theatre in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, screens the world premiere of “Robin Olds, All American,” at 6:30 p.m. followed by a talk by Christina Olds. Tickets: $12 at afmuseum.givezooks.com/events/robin-olds-all-american.
• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Red Horizon: Contemporary Art and Photography in the USSR and Russia, 1960-2010” through Sunday, “Three Chagalls” through March 11, “Sidney Chafetz: Poets and False Prophets” through Dec. 3, “Botanical Wonders: Flower Figure Quilts 1850-1950” through March 11; and “Motion” through April 30; hours vary. Museum admission: Adults $14; seniors, $8; students 18 and older, $8; students 6-17, $5; children 5 and under, free; Sundays free; Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m., pay what you want. 614-629-0359.
• Springfield Museum of Art, 107 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, presents “Ponds, Gardens and Shadows: Paintings by Jennifer Rosengarten” through Jan. 7. Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, children 17 and under, free. 937-325-4673.
• Shelby County Historical Society presents an exhibit, “Titans of Industry,” in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., through mid-October. 498-1653.
• The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Hayes and Buckland avenues, Fremont, presents Quilt National, contemporary art quilts, on exhibit through Oct. 15. Admission: $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors 60 and older, $3 children 6-12. 419-332-2081.
• Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, continues an exhibit, Breweriana-Preserving the History of the American Brewing Industry, through Sunday. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. 740-622-8710.
• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Chris Burch from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.
• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Mama Mia” through Oct. 28. Times vary. Tickets: $61-$75 includes dinner. www.lacomedia.com.
• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, exhibits “HWD,” a sculpture exhibit through Oct. 6. Exhibit hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 937-296-0294.
• Farmer Family Gallery at Reed Hall, Ohio State Lima, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, presents “Kyle Staver, Paintings” through Oct. 13. Free.
• Piqua Arts Council’s 25th Piqua Fine Art Exhibition runs through Sept. 29 in the Apple Tree Gallery, 405 N. Main St., Piqua. Admission is free.
• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, presents the Western Ohio Watercolor Society exhibit, “Autumn Landscapes,” through Sept. 30. Open Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. 937-773-6753.
• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents an exhibit, “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau—Selections from the Dhawan Collection,” through Dec. 31. Admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students 18 and older and active military, $6 children 7 to 17, free for members and children 6 and under. 937-223-4278.
• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Dvorak’s Eighth: Shadow and Light,” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $16-$65 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.
• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents the 46th annual Oktoberfest today through Sunday. Family activities, entertainment, arts and crafts, food, 40 craft and international beers. Lederhosen Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Preview party for people 21 and older today from 7 to 11 p.m. Festival noon to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m., Sunday. Admission: Lunch, free; preview party in advance: $55 members, $75 nonmembers or $95 at the door; festival in advance: $5 adults, $3 chidlren 7-18 and seniors; at the door $7 adults, $5 seniors and children 7-18. Children 6 and under free. www.daytonartinstitute.org/oktoberfest.
• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts a fish and chicken fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Meals: $7.
• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Counting Skeletons from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.
• New Bremen Pumpkinfest runs from 4 p.m. today to 6 p.m., Saturday, in the Crown Pavilion, 1 W. Plum St., New Bremen. Entertainment, children’s activities, arts and crafts, contests, demonstrations, Ohio State football on giant TV screens, cruise-in, food, bike tour. Free. www.newbremenpumpkinfest.com.
• Miami County Park District hosts a nature hike, “Moth Walk,” at 9 p.m. in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.
• Fort Loramie German Heritage Days runs today and Saturday in Canal Park, West Main Street, Fort Loramie. Food, beer, entertainment, car show, 1/2K race. www.facebook.com/german.heritagedays.
• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents the Doobie Brothers with JD & the Straight Shot at 8 p.m. Tickets: $50-$72 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.
• National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, hosts a family day about gravity from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Demonstrations, storytime, crafts. Free. 937-255-4646.
• Miami County YMCA Robinson Branch, 3060 S. county Road 25A, Troy, hosts a Saturday Night Live event for children in grades K-6, from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Swimming, games, bounce house, movie, pizza. $10 members, $16 nonmembers. Register at 937-440-9622.
• Union County Convention and Visitors Bureau presents the 10th annual Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pottersburg Bridge, 17141 Inskeep-Cratty Road, North Lewisburg. Food, entertainment, games, wagon rides, 5K, antique market, bus tours, church service, baseball. Admission: $5 adults; children 12 and under free. www.coveredbridgefestival.com.
• The Great Sidney Farmers Market and Taste of the Market runs from 8 a.m. to noon on the courtsquare.
• Miami County Park District hosts a nature walk, “Pollinator Walk,” at 10 a.m. in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City, a Storybook program, “Fairy Houses” at 3 p.m. and a Music in the Parks program, “Night Songs Walk,” from 9 to 11 p.m., both in the Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 state Route 185, Covington. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.
• Shelby County Walk to End Alzheimer’s opens with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. around the courtsquare in downtown Sidney. act.alz.org.
• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents the ZZ Top with Black Stone Cherry and the Summit at 7 p.m. Tickets: $53-$77 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.
• The 46th annual Rhine Turkey Shoot and Family Festival runs from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 16053 Botkins Road, Botkins. Shooting, games, raffles, silent auction, food.
• Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Bold Pathfinder: Lou Harrison” in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton at 3 p.m. Tickets: $15-$43 at www.daytonperformingarts.org.
• Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima, presents a talk by James Robenalt, “January 1973: Watergate, Roe v. Wade, Vietnam and the Month That Changed America Forever,” at 2 p.m. Free. 419-222-9426.
• Sidney American Legion Post 217, 1265 Fourth Ave., will host an all-you-can-eat buffet brunch from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals: $9 adults, $5 children 6-12, children 5 and under, free.
• The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, screens “Finding Dory” at 4 p.m. Tickets: $5 at 937-656-4629.
• Today is the deadline for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers to register for a Sparking Imaginations tour of the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, scheduled for Sept. 26 at 1 p.m. 614-629-0342.
• Auglaize County Historical Society hosts Auglaize County: In Motion from 1 to 4 p.m. Wapakoneta Museum, 206 W. Main St., Wapakoneta; Mooney Museum, 223 S. Main St., St. Marys; Armstrong Air and Space Museum, 500 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta; Cridersville Historical Society, 111 W. Sugar St., Cridersville; New Knoxville Historical Society, 107 E. German St., New Knoxville; Luelleman House, 120 N. Main St., New Bremen; Pape House, 236 N. Main St., New Bremen; and Uniopolis Historical Society, E. Ohio St., Uniopolis, will be open 419-738-9328.
• Wittenberg University presents the Seraph Brass in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Weaver Chapel, East Campus Drive, in the middle of the university campus in Springfield. Admission free.
• New Bremen Public Library hosts fun and games for adults at 1 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-629-2158.
• New Knoxville Community Library offers mini-golf for all ages inside the library all day.
• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts bingo for children in kindergarten and older at 3:30 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.
• Versailles Health Care Center, 200 Marker Road, Versailles, hosts bingo games for residents and the public at 7 p.m. Free. Take a nonperishable food item to donate. 937-526-5570.
• Darke County Parks hosts an early morning discovery hike for adults at 8 a.m. and Project FeederWatch, bird-watching, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and Wednesday in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. Take binoculars for both events. 937-548-0165.
• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m.
• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Wings: 60 cents dine-in; 70 cents carry out.
• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, presents a talk by Carole Genshaft, “Sid Chafetz: poets and False Prophets,” at 2 p.m. Tickets: $20 nonmembers, $5 members at 614-629-0359.
• New Knoxville Community Library hosts story time for children at 3:45 p.m. 419-753-2724.
• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m., a book discussion at 1 p.m. and a cardboard car craft with a movie at 6:30 p.m. Advance registration required for car program at 419-629-2158.
• Sidney Alive! hosts an open-air dinner on the courtsquare for people 21 and older at 5:30 p.m. Dinner, entertainment, cash bar. Tickets: $60 per person, $100 per couple, must be purchased in advance at 937-658.6945.
• The second annual Community Connections Expo runs from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, 300 E. Parkwood St. Information about area agency services. Free.
Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit events listings to email@example.com.
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